Washing clothes in cold water can reduce microplastics entering water by up to 50 per cent: Metro Vancouver

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart, who is also chair of Metro Vancouver's Liquid Waste Committee, is on a mission to encourage residents to wash their laundry in cold water.
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Manitoba students outperformed by all other provinces in math skills
The latest national assessment shows Manitoba's Grade 8 students are being outperformed in math skills by their peers in every other province.
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Calgary man charged for downtown machete attack; other incidents being investigated
Conner Dery, 25, of Calgary, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of carrying a concealed weapon.
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Shiltz starts impressively to do just enough to lead Alouettes over Redblacks
It was QB Matthew Shiltz's only third start — and first victory — of his CFL career and he threw for one TD and ran in another.
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Single mother fights eviction from Vancouver co-op housing where she's lived for 10 years
“I am preparing to live in my car and I can’t let myself think negative — I already have depression.” — Lenlen Aixendora Castro
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Montreal palliative care doctor transforms junk into whimsical art
Over the years, 'Dworko' as he is known in the art world, has been transforming discarded items found on the sidewalk into works of art.
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New rent report lists Kelowna as 4th most expensive place in Canada
According to the website Zumper.com, the median price of a one-bedroom apartment is now $1,610 a month.
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First NHL goal, UFC contract makes October a month to remember for the Malott family
It's been a crazy start to October for the Malott family with Jeff scoring his first goal in a Winnipeg Jets uniform, to his older brother Mike officially becoming a UFC fighter.
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With U.S. border to soon reopen, Okanagan snowbirds preparing to head south
The announcement will allow fully vaccinated Canadians to enter the U.S. regardless of the reason for travel without a COVID-19 test.
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Conservancy Canada: Reasons to not rake your leaves this fall
Do not feel like raking your leaves this fall? Nature Conservancy of Canada says if you leave them in your yard, you are actually doing your part for conservation. 
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Liveblog: Habs take on Rangers in home opener
The Canadiens will play at a packed Bell Centre for the first time since March 2020.
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Have your say: What’s your take on the Leafs signing a U of T goalie for one game?
A combination of injury, illness and salary-cap issues led to University of Toronto goalie Alex Bishop backing up Jack Campbell for Saturday’s home date with the Senators.
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Montreal’s demerged cities say they’re paying too much for services
Demerged cities are upset over a recent order because they argue it will lock in their expenses at unfair rates.
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Walk honours woman who was fatally stabbed in Calgary 14 years ago
Jackie Crazy Bull was fatally stabbed in Calgary on July 11, 2007. No one has been charged with her death.
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Calgary man whose brain cancer surgery was delayed by COVID-19 finds hope in producing election podcast
A Calgary man whose brain cancer surgery was delayed by COVID-19's fourth wave finds hope in producing a municipal election podcast.
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Sam Dekker. Isaac Bonga. Ish Wainright. There’s no wrong answer for the Raptors
All three showed something in the pre-season. They want NBA jobs badly — with only one or maybe two still available on the Raptors bench — but it’s nothing personal.
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Friday night shooting leaves one man in hospital: Kingston police
Police say a firearm was discharged at a car around 8 p.m. Friday night on Theresa Crescent, resulting in non-lethal injuries to a local man.
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Manitoba’s PC leadership candidates differ on vaccine mandates as deadline nears
The two candidates vying to become the next premier have very different opinions on the policy.
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Canadiens to make 'land acknowledgment' before home games
This allows "us to recognize the First Peoples on whose traditional territories we live and work," the team said.
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On Rock Community Services officially opens pay-it-forward cafe in Montreal
Everything on the menu is pay what you can. Customers are encouraged to "spot it" forward by purchasing a drink or meal for someone who may need it.
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Heavy rainfall leads to flooding across Kingston, Ont.
Heavy rainstorms overnight and early Saturday morning have resulted in major flooding across parts of the city. Damage to cars and homes have been expressed online.
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Man charged with murder of Nunavut actress Emerald MacDonald
RCMP say Scott Hala was arrested Friday, and is also charged with attempted murder of another woman.
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McMaster Marauders shut out at home by Laurier
The McMaster Marauders couldn't recover from an early 14-0 deficit, and were shut out 22-0 by Laurier Golden Hawks at Ron Joyce Stadium.
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Dave Feschuk: The death of the printed ticket for Leafs games was inevitable. Not everyone’s a fan
For the first time, the Leafs, like the rest of the teams under the MLSE umbrella, aren’t printing up traditional paper tickets. The move has had a significant impact on less tech-savvy fans, the collectibles market and MLSE’s ability to collect data, Dave Feschuk writes.
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Canada’s oldest children’s book store now writing its next chapter
Liz Crocker, the owner of Woozles in Halifax, appreciates "the support of the community for the importance of children, in building a future community and a future country."
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